Category for Indonesia

Bye-Bye Southeast Asia, Hola Barcelona!

Posted by • October 9, 2012 • Asia ,Cambodia ,Indonesia ,Laos ,Southeast Asia ,Thailand ,Vietnam Add Comment

I vividly remember… the impact of the hot and humid air (which I am so used to now) the moment we stepped off of the plane in Indonesia; the smell of incense coming from the corridors of


Posted by • June 20, 2012 • Bali ,Indonesia ,Southeast Asia 1 Comment

Unlike the rest of Bali, the Bukit peninsula, better known as Uluwatu, doesn’t care about pleasing anyone but laid back surfers and unworried travelers.  This is where we chose to spent our last week

Wonderland Scuba Diving

Posted by • June 9, 2012 • Favorites ,Flores ,Indonesia ,Southeast Asia Add Comment

After three days on a boat without a shower and with poor sleep we arrived in Labuan Bajo. We didn’t book anything before we got there so we started wandering around town together with

Searching for Dragons (Part 3)

Posted by • June 8, 2012 • Asia ,Flores ,Indonesia ,Lombok ,Southeast Asia 6 Comments

Komodos only exist in Indonesia on the Komodo, Rinca and Flores Islands. There is nothing like them anywhere else in the world. Although they are mortally dangerous because of the poisonous bacteria in their

Searching for Dragons (Part 2)

Posted by • June 7, 2012 • Flores ,Indonesia ,Lombok ,Southeast Asia Add Comment

We made our way to Gili Bola, our first island stop, to spend the evening. (“Gili” means island in Indonesian) The highlight of that day was seeing thousands of bats flying above us at

Searching for Dragons (Part 1)

Posted by • June 6, 2012 • Flores ,Indonesia ,Lombok ,Southeast Asia 2 Comments

We had been entertaining the idea of going to see Komodo Dragons for some time until we finally arranged a 4 day boat trip from Lombok to Flores while staying on the island of

Exploring Lombok Island

Posted by • May 21, 2012 • Indonesia ,Lombok ,Southeast Asia Add Comment

We had a great time in Bali, but as many people warned us, it was all very touristy and crowded. So looking for a more local feeling we made our way to the next

Lombok, Indo

Posted by • May 21, 2012 • Best Of ,Indonesia ,Lombok ,Southeast Asia 2 Comments

Reaching our limits of remoteness on

Monkeying around

Posted by • May 20, 2012 • Bali ,Indonesia ,Southeast Asia Add Comment

One of the favorite places we visited in Bali is the monkey forest located in Ubud. Watching monkeys playing and assaulting people is hilarious and entertaining. They are smart! They go for the pockets,

First days in Bali

Posted by • May 20, 2012 • Bali ,Indonesia ,Southeast Asia 1 Comment

Bali screams culture the moment you step out of the plane. It quickly overwhelms the senses – Hindu statues ornamented with flowers and fabrics everywhere, the thick smell of incense, feeling the humidity and warmth…